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Halo Infinite 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 26th Aug 2021

This is a hand selected custom PC component build that will answer your question of, what PC should I buy next to play Halo Infinite on. One that has the right gaming hardware to enjoy a great Halo Infinite experience. Of course our sights are set on returning a good level expereince with top tier graphics options selected, getting its visuals from a 1080p resolution monitor screen. The hardware selection should give us all a good jumping off point when considering what might prove a good build and price for a PC to run Halo Infinite. We will update prices here as they change and switch out components as new, better hardware is released.

Getting our best PC build together today we consider some of the characteristics of this game, which will help us better select the right hardware components for Halo Infinite. First and foremost we will be looking at value for money, hunting through our curated list of gaming hardware and then cherry picking the best priced items available today. As this game falls into the , Shooter, Online, Action genre category, this can certainly influence some of the hardware selection below, especially some of the peripherals we select out, to make sure they might the games key specialities. Something else we can consider is that Halo Infinite would have been built on PC hardware from around 2021 or leading up to that period, by the developers. So it is usually fairly safe to consider hardware from that period as suitable.

Best 1080p Price to Performance Halo Infinite PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$479.99
Graphics Card
$1,140.16
Memory
Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz
$42.99
Motherboard
GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4
$59.99
Case
Cooler Master MasterBox Lite 3.1 mATX
$49.99
PSU
EVGA 850W Bq 80+ Bronze
$59.99
SSD
SanDisk SSD PLUS 480GB
$58.99
HDD
WD 2003FZEX HDD 2TB
$104.99
Display
Acer 21.5 inch LED 5ms
$123.73
Keyboard
Razer Ornata Chroma
$59.99
Mouse
Cooler Master MM710
$42.99
Headset
Logitech G635 7.1
$86.11
Halo Infinite PC Build Total Price $2,309.91
Rig
9.9
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone up in price by $1,036.17, was previously $1,273.74.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Halo Infinite PC Build

Getting the right graphics card is a good way to start any game PC build. So lets take a look for the best price to performance gpu hardware available right now, that isnt overpowered for this game but will still run Halo Infinite at 1080p ultra settings. Today’s prices for graphics cards lead us to the GeForce RTX 2080 Ti MSI Gaming Trio 11GB as the smartest GPU option for this computer and one that will deliver some good frame rates at this gaming resolution at ultra. Looking a little deeper at this cards pricing history shows this card has seen a drop in its price by $50.67 over the last two weeks. For reference, our lowest tracked price for this graphics card was on 29th Dec 2019 and it was priced at $1140.16. Todays price of $1140.16 is certainly a good price for this hardware, considering the performance returns are a good match for this game.

When choosing the right video card for this build, you need to make sure you have a graphics card with 8GB of VRAM or more. This memory is used by the card to store image data when moving it from the video card to the CPU. Our chosen build’s card has 11GB, which will be a suitable amount for this resolution.

Selecting The Right Halo Infinite 1080p Motherboard and CPU

We are choosing a well rounded and best priced motherboard (the GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4), that can provide us with the cpu Socket AM4 socket type. This is so we can select the Ryzen 9 3900X 12-Core 3.8GHz that has the best price to performance position today, at $479.99. A good point of reference is that the bottom recorded price we have for the Ryzen 9 3900X 12-Core 3.8GHz is $139 on 7th Jul 2020.This CPU and GPU provide the required Halo Infinite experience while maintaining the best price point at this 1080p resolution.

Having the competitive price tag of $59.99, the GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 motherboard’s strong price point today helps it stay in this Halo Infinite PC build. We have checked the mobo prices and found that on 18th Feb 2021, this motherboard was priced at a low of $51.88.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Halo Infinite At The Right Price

To make sure we meet the Halo Infinite system requirements and to help us achieve the required FPS for Ultra at 1080p we have chosen the Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz, which is todays best priced system memory. It is priced at $42.99 and compliments the CPU and GPU nicely. We looked through our records and saw that the RAM prices on 29th Nov 2019, represented a low price point $30.35. Which gives us an indication of how things sit today with the RAM price

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Halo Infinite

Running a PC build with these hardware components for Halo Infinite we expect to see about a 88 FPS average, with a few low frame rates in some of the more intense scenes. You could up the quality of game graphics to Ultra, which will see the FPS drop to 63 at 1080p.

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Halo Infinite
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti MSI Gaming Trio 11GB

Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

Increasing the screen resolution for Halo Infinite would mean this setup would be getting FPS that are 48 FPS average, at 1440p Ultra. The FPS would go up to 67 FPS if the graphics settings at this resolution were lowered to High.

How this build performs for other popular games

To buy this Halo Infinite PC we will still want it to do ok when running other popular games. So to give us an idea about our builds performance lets see how it deals these 3 popular games at 1080p. Days Gone will be expecting a Ultra FPS of 63 and a High setting FPS of 88 frames. Resident Evil 8 expects Ultra FPS around 63 which will improve to 88 FPS for High settings. FIFA 22 is expected to be around 63 FPS for Ultra settings and improves to a 88 FPS on High settings.

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Selecting A High Performance Mouse For Halo Infinite

We opted for this higher quality gaming mouse, Cooler Master MM710, because it would cater to the , Shooter, Online, Action genre type that Halo Infinite sits in. This is still the best priced mouse we had in our lists today, just a better quality peripheral than we might normally consider.

Halo Infinite Benefits From a High Quality Audio Headset

And now we move on to the PC’s audio selection, namely the gaming headset. We were looking to add a higher quality headset with this game’s PC build because it will help us enjoy the sort of game cues this type of game can offer. The headset that offers the best price today is the Logitech G635 7.1, delivering nice clear audio and a comfortable fitting at a good price. Check out the headset list above to see some alternative headsets available today for a good price.

An Alternative Halo Infinite Graphics Card Option for 1080p

If you are wanting a graphics choice from the other team then our suggestion would be the AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT 12GB video card, currently priced at $1288. This option has a performance of 3% better when compared to the GeForce RTX 2080 Ti MSI Gaming Trio 11GB and completely capable of offering a good gpu alternative.